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Yale Cordage Poison Ivy Calamine Rope 11.7mm

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Yale Cordage Poison Ivy Calamine Rope 11.7mm
Item #: PCAL
Calamine Poison Ivy is brightly colored and easy to see. Pink and purple.

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For tree climbers, rope is among the top four most important tools for work efficiency and comfort—the other three being the sit harness,safety lanyard, and handsaw. Without good interaction among these tools and your hands, movement within the tree’s crown can be something less than elegant. Popular among several of the world’s leading competition-level climbers, Poison Ivy is not only versatile for all climbing styles, but it’s affordable for all climbing budgets, too.

Poison Ivy has a unique double braid construction that stays round when pinched by camming mechanisms, yet it is unusually flexible and knot friendly. This construction delivers one of the most static (non-elastic) characteristics available in spliceable arborist rope, ideal for traditional climbers looking for limited “bounce” and especially attractive to SRT (single rope technique) climbers longing to abandon the need for two lines when doubled rope tasks are on the day’s agenda. Beefier to the grip than other ascender-friendly lines, Poison Ivy is still small enough to feed freely through mechanical devices like ascenders and descenders. Unlike other arborist climbing lines, Poison Ivy has no noticeable coating or fabric treatment to make the line feel tacky or slippery when new.

And last but not least is the Ivy’s tough camo-colored jacket! Although not completely invisible, especially among groundies anticipating rope, one of Poison Ivy’s primary appeals is to climbers who prefer to be heard, not seen. And, of course, if incognito’s not your modus operandi, grab a big armful of high-visibility Poison Hi-vy or the new ultra high visibility Poison Ivy Calamine … She’s pretty as a daisy, but look out, man, she’s crazy. Poison ivy, man, it’ll make you itch.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Weight 6.50 lb.
Final Sale Item No
Replacement Part? No
Brand Yale Cordage
Color Pink/Purple
Diameter 7/16 in (11.7 mm)
Strand Count 24 Strand
Elongation 1.8% at 540 lbs
Material Polyester
Melting Point Polyester melts @ 480°
Tensile Strength 6,500 lbs ( 29 kN )
Working Load Limit 650 (2.9 kN)

Customer Reviews

super rope Review by zachary
love this rope. I have the 200 ft length. I went with this only after climbing on a shorter section of it. works great with art spider jack and friction hitches. be careful on using friction hitches on brand new rope....super slick and hitches will some slip a little...well I am a big guy so that might be a cause too. went with this color on my daughters advice.....purple looks great and boy does it show when you're up in the canopy. (Posted on 2/27/2016)
Could not be happier Review by Adam
After only having ever climbed with 16 strand ropes, I went with this rope on a recommendation from a very experienced climber. Wow. What a difference. Get it. (Posted on 1/30/2014)